BK Site Alterations & Tests (January 2002)

During January two visits were made to the new proposed site for GB3BK. The first visit was to carry out some building work in preparation for the relocation of BK and the second visit was to carry out RF testis from t he site to ascertain what its coverage would be like.

Yes it was a strange order to carry out these activities in but we were confident that the site would provide excellent coverage to Reading town center, the tests confirmed this on the day.......

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Bob The Builder (Ian G8NXJ) soon got into action with a large hammer and saw to remove the old window.. Below "Chippy" Steve (G4FYB) gets to work on the door with a helping hand from Chris (G4CCC) and Baz (G8DOR).

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Chris recalls his younger days sitting on the beach with his trousers turned up playing in the sand.......

In the meantime Ian gets on with making good the brickwork once the window was removed.

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GB3BK's new antenna is a "four stack" on top of the tower alleged towards Reading Town Center

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Well someone has to clear up !

Steve fits the replacement door and looks happy with himself (we think)
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And finally Baz checks the repeater before RF tests begin from the site